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The following countries have all won one Bronze Medal so far these games: Colombia (Women's Weightlifting), Eritrea (Men's 10,000m), Israel (Judo), Jamaica (Women's 100m), Mongolia (Judo), Trinidad/Tobago (Swimming), Venezuela (Men's Weightlifting).Women:Softball: The Stars and Stripes win Gold! Crystal Bustos hit two home runs to lead in a 5-1 win! Australia-Silver, Bronze to Japan. Team USA has won every Gold (3 in all) since Softball was introduced at the 1996 Atlanta Games.Canoe/Kayak Flatwater Racing: K4-500m: USA Team paddles to a Semifinal spot.GymnasticsBeam-Catalina Ponor (ROM) Gold, Carly Patterson Silver, Anna Pavlova 4th, Courtney Kupets 5th.Floor Exercise-Mohini Bhardwaj (USA) 6th, Catalina Ponor (ROM) Gold, Nicoleta Daniela Sofronie (ROM) Silver.Sailing: Mistral-Windsurfing: Race 9-Barbara Kendall (NZL) 1st, Lanee Beashel (USA) 19th. Race 10-Barbara Kendall (NZL) 1st, Lanee Beashel (USA) 15th.Soccer: USA wins over Germany in overtime and moves to the Gold Medal Match.Wrestling63kg-Sara McMann-Wins a Surprise Silver!48kg-Patricia Miranda-Wins the Bronze Medal! Tela O'Donnell (55kg) and Toccara Montgomery (72kg) finish in 7th place.Beach Volleyball: USA v. USA! Misty May/Kerri Walsh outplayed Holly McPeak/Elaine Youngs today and moved on to the Gold Medal match. Holly and Elaine will go on to the Bronze Medal match.Sychronized Swimming: Duet: Technical Routine: Russia 1st, Japan 2nd, USA 3rd, Spain 4th, France 5th, Canada 6th.Athletics20km Walk FinalGreek athlete Athanasia Tsoumeleka wins Gold.200m HeatsAllyson Felix (USA) and Muna Lee (USA) won their first race and move to the Quarterfinals. LaShaunte'a Moore (USA) advances.200m QuarterfinalsAllyson Felix (USA) and Muna Lee (USA) again win their Heats and advance to the Semifinals. LaShaunte'a Moore (USA) also advances.Hammer Throw QualifyingFrom USA-Erin Gilreath, Jackie Jeschelnig and Anna Mahon, none advance to the Finals.Triple Jump FinalFrancoise Mbango Etone from Cameroon wins Gold. This is just the 4th medal for Cameroon, and their second Gold. Hrysopiyi Devetzi (GRE) wins Silver.100m Hurdles SemifinalsJoanna Hayes (USA) wins heat, moves to Finals; as does Melissa Morrison (USA) and Canada's Perdita Felicien.800m FinalKelly Holmes (GBR) Gold, Hasna Benhassi (Morocco) Silver, Jearl Miles Clark (USA) ran a Season Best and was 6th. 5000m FinalMeseret Defar (ETH) who just wanted to run in the Olympics, won Gold today.Men:Boxing: Jason Estrada (USA) loses to Cuba's M. Lopez 21-7.Athletics400m Final First time since 1988 USA has swept the medals! First time in Athens that a country has won all three medals in one event. Jeremy Wariner (USA) Gold, Otis Harris (USA) Silver, Derrick Brew (USA) Bronze.DecathlonAfter one event-100m DashBryan Clay (USA) in 1st, Tom Pappas (USA) in 9th, Paul Terek (USA) in 19th. After two events-Long JumpBryan Clay in 1st, Tom Pappas in 10th, Paul Terek in 24th. USA athletes had trouble, fouling.After three events-Shot PutBryan Clay in 1st, Dimitriy Karpov (KAZ) in 2nd, Tom Pappas in 5th, Paul Terek in 20th. After four events-High JumpDimitriy Karpov in 1st, Bryan Clay in 2nd, Tom Pappas in 6th, Paul Terek in 20th. After five events-400mDimitriy Karpov in 1st, Bryan Clay in 3rd, Tom Pappas in 5th, Paul Terek in 16th. 400m Hurdles Round 1Representing the USA Angelo Taylor, Bennie Brazell and James Carter all make the Semifinals.Discus FinalRobert Fazekas (HUN) wins Gold with an Olympic Record, Virgilijus Alekna (Lithuania) Silver (last year's Gold medalist), Zoltan Kovago (HUN) Bronze, Casey Malone (USA) 7th.Basketball: USA achieved another win, this time over Angola.GymnasticsVault-Marian Dragulescu (ROM) had an absolutely beautiful first vault, a 9.900, but stumbled on the second and ended up with the Bronze.Parallel Bars-Paul Hamm 7th.Horizontal Bar-Igor Cassina of Italy with Gold, Paul Hamm with Silver, Isao Yoneda (JPN) Bronze, Morgan Hamm 4th, Alexei Nemov of Russia 5th, Tae Young Yang of South Korea 10th.Water Polo: USA lost to Serbia-MontenegroCanoe/Kayak Flatwater RacingK1-1000m HeatsBenji Lewis (USA) advances to the Semifinals.K2-1000m HeatsJeffrey Smoke/Andrew Bussey (USA) go to the Semifinals.C2-1000m HeatsJordan Malloch/Nathan Johnson (USA) sail into the Semifinals.Volleyball: USA grabs a Quarterfinal spot by beating Brazil.Diving: 3m Springboard Prelims: The top 18 move on. Troy Dumais (USA) was fifth. Poor Justin Wilcock (USA) who has stress fractures in his back and who almost didn't compete fell out of his 5th dive and did not complete the dive he had said he would do. When that happens, you get a zero for that dive. He finished in 32nd (last) place. Others who will go to the Semifinals: Alexandre Despatie (CAN), Bo Peng (CHN), Rober Newbery (AUS), Joona Puhakka (Greece), Tony Ally (GBR), and Steve Barnett (AUS).SailingMistral-WindsurfingRace 9-Nick Dempsey (GBR) 1st, Tom Ashley (NZL) 3rd, Peter Wells (USA) 30th. Race 10-Ricardo Santos (BRA) 1st, Toni Wilhelm (GER) 21st, Peter Wells (USA) 28th.49er-Open Double-handed DinghyRace 12-Tim Wadlow/Pete Spaulding (USA) 3rd, Italy 5th, Australia 17th.Tornado-Open MultihullRace 5-Australia 1st, John Lovell/Charlie Ogeltree (USA) 9th, Greece 10th. Race 6-USA in 9th again, in first place overall.Star-KeelboatRace 5-Canada 1st, Paul Cayard/Phil Trinter (USA) 3rd, Greece 5th, France 7th.
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